The Curies were interned in one inch thick lead lined coffins in the Paris Pantheon to protect visitors from ionizing radiation emitted by their bodies. They are expected to be radioactive for the 1,500 year half life of Radium 226...the most stable isotope of radium!

Ahimsa Porter Sumchai MD, PD - Medical Director & PI. Founding Chair- Radiological Committee Hunters Point Shipyard RAB Attending MD VA Toxic Registry and SFDPH

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